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From Victim to Artist: Maiko Stories in Movies and Manga. A lecture by Jan Bardsley, Professor Emerita, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

This talk is based on a chapter from Dr. Bardsley's book, Maiko Masquerade: Crafting Geisha Girlhood in Japan <> (forthcoming March 2021, UC Press).   Maiko Masquerade explores Japanese representations of the maiko, or apprentice geisha, in films, manga, and … Read more